The TV anime adaptation of Persona 5—Persona 5 the Animation—will begin broadcasting in Japan in April 2018, and it has been announced that a regular program featuring cast members of the show will start on February 28th.
Called the “Persona 5 the Animation Net Cafe Leblanc Attic Broadcasting Station,” the cast will feature Ikue Otani (Morgana) and Jun Fukuyama (Ren Amamiya) as guests, along with comedian Yuki Iwai as the host.
- Name: Persona 5 the Animation Net Cafe Leblanc Attic Broadcasting Station
- Date: February 28 from 9:30 PM to 10:30 PM JST (4:30 AM – 5:30 AM PST / 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM EST)
- Live Stream: AbemaTV “New Anime TV Channel”
Valentine’s Day Event
A Valentine’s Day event for Persona 5 the Animation took place on February 14th, at the Animate store in Shibuya. Morgana appeared at the event, and fans were given specially made chocolate marshmallows and postcards.
The upcoming live show was first announced through these distributed postcards.
- Story Draft: Katsura Hashino
- Original Character Design: Shigenori Soejima
- Demon Design Draft: Kazuma Kaneko
- Supervisor: Masashi Ishihama
- Series Composition: Shinichi Inotsume
- Character Design: Satomi Ishikawa
- Music: Shoji Meguro
- Production Company: A-1 Pictures
- Hero: Jun Fukuyama
- Ann Takamaki: Nana Mizuki
- Ryuji Sakamoto: Miyano Mamoru
- Morgana: Ikue Otani
- Yusuke Kitagawa: Tomokazu Sugita
- Makoto Niijima: Rina Sato
- Futaba Sakura: Aoi Yūki
- Haru Okumura: Haruka Tomatsu
- Goro Akechi: Soichiro Hoshi
Persona 5 the Animation will debut in April 2018 on Japanese television. The first preview trailer for it can be seen in a previous post.